Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has opened up on Xherdan Shaqiri's situation, admitting that the player is unhappy but adds that 'we will need him'.
The Swiss international has fallen down the pecking order at Anfield, having mainly been utilised as a substitute. His inability to get game time has been due to the fine form of the forward line, but the winger has grown frustrated with the lack of minutes. In the opening three games of the Premier League season, Shaqiri has
And although his manager has confirmed the winger's displeasure, he insisted that patience is key.
The German was keen to reiterate the quality of Shaqiri and insisted that he is performing and training well despite his situation. adding:
“Of course he can improve, everybody can improve, but he doesn't have to show anything special."
The quantity of matches will begin to increase after the international break, especially with the Champions League returning. The draw was made on Thursday, with the Reds in Group E with Napoli, Genk and Red Bull Salzburg.
Source : 90min